Adriana Abinader is a senior from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic studying Psychology and Global Affairs with a concentration in International Development. She grew up witnessing the pervasive challenges of sexism in the Dominican Republic, including how it contributed to issues such as teen pregnancy and heightened levels of violence against women in the country. This led her to choose her research topic on gender-based violence and conduct her project in Mexico City. Adriana has previously worked as a research assistant at the Pulte Institute for SHARE (Supporting Holistic & Actionable Research in Education) and for CARA (Central American Research Alliance) assisting on the Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) program. She is passionate about public policy, education, and women’s empowerment.
New Kellogg Policy and Practice Lab Addresses Violence Against Women
Nov 22, 2023
Research conducted through the new Eliminating Violence against Women (E-VAW) Lab with support from Kellogg Institute, will identify the structural causes of VAW in El Salvador, Mexico, and beyond, in service to policy responses that aim to effect change across the Global South.